St Mary'sCatholic Primary School


Welcome toSt Mary'sCatholic Primary School

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2


Please find below some basic information about what goes on in our class.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. 

Information about our topic for this half term can also be found in these class pages.


Our School Day

Doors open at 8:45

Registration is at 8:55

Morning break is at 10:15-10:30

Lunch is at 12:00 - 1:00

The day ends at 3:15



This half term our PE session will be on a Wednesday afternoon.

Children will need black shorts, white T.Shirt and pumps or trainers.



Each half term a list of activities linked to our class topic will be sent home.  Children and parents/carers are to choose 1 activity to undertake together.


Children are expected to read at least three times per week at home. This should be recorded in the Reading Record. Reading Records and books should be returned to school every Monday and a new book will then be sent home. 




Our Key Book List

Books we will be reading in class this year include:

Autumn 1

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Dear Greenpeace by Simon James

Autumn 2

Not Now Bernard by David McKee

The Great Kapok by Lynn Cherry

Gorilla by Anthony Browne 

Spring 1

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson

The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman

Spring 2

The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown

Summer 1

Traction Man is Here by Mini Grey

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

Summer 2

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton